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first_imgPort Automation: Friend or Foe?Development of modern technology has ushered in a myriad of changes into the maritime industry. Introduction of complex navigation softwares aboard ships, giant remotely-operated… Read More Newbuilding Orderbook Takes a Nosedive in Q1The first quarter of 2016 was hit by a major decline in ordering newbuilds with only 77 new ships ordered by the end of March 2016, Clarksons data shows… Read More CMA CGM Compromising to Get EU’s Nod on NOL TakeoverFrench liner giant CMA CGM submitted on Thursday a filing to the European Commission that is said to contain concessions expected to ensure the antitrust approval of… Read More CMA CGM Turquoise Attacked, Two Crew KidnappedA containership chartered by the French shipping major CMA CGM has been attacked by pirates off Nigeria, who are reported to have kidnapped two crew members… Read More Dry Bulk Rate Recovery Short-Lived?Shipping rates for vessels transporting commodities such as coal, iron ore and grains racked up impressive gains in the first quarter of 2016 after hitting record lows, but… Read More World Maritime News Stafflast_img

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